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Disrepair Multi Carpenter North

Posted: 7 Nov 2019 Closes: 6 Jan 2020
Stratford Starting from £15.55 per hour (GBP 32,357pa rising to GBP 33,327pa following successful completion of 6 months' probation) plus benefits
Permanent & Full-time l-q-group/20191107160958

L&Q are looking for people to join our new Direct Maintenance Disrepair Team. The focus will be on high quality work, outstanding customer service and a right first time attitude.


The Role

Title:              Disrepair– Multi Trade Carpenter.

Location:       Based in L&Q North London

Contract:       Permanent, Full time 40 hours per week

Salary:           Starting from £15.55 per hour (GBP 32,357pa rising to GBP 33,327pa following successful completion of 6 months' probation) plus benefits


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L&Q are looking for people to join our new Direct Maintenance Disrepair Team. The focus will be on high quality work, outstanding customer service and a right first time attitude.  Covering the following areas: North Region inclusive of East, North and North East Neighbourhoods. Which include Tower Hamlets, Barking, Havering and Barnet and the surrounding areas.

Our Operatives are supplied with an L&Q van (business use only), uniform and PPE equipment.  You will begin the day from your home address where you will travel to jobs which are distributed to your PDA (hand-held device).

The Person

Working knowledge of a building and/or housing environment

Able to deliver excellent customer service (essential)

Relevant City and Guilds/NVQ qualifications (or qualified by experience)

Able to use a PDA (hand-held device) and on occasion a computer

Full clean UK driving licence (essential)

Must have own hand tools (larger tools and specialist equipment will be arranged if needed)

The Skills

Repair and replacement of baths, sinks, toilets, water tanks, wash basins and pipework

Clearing blockages

Wall and floor tiling including altro flooring.

Carpentry repairs (including fitting fire doors and internal doors, fitting worktops and any associated plumbing, fitting door frames, timber joist repairs and timber studwork repairs, Fitting skirtings and architraves, sash cords and associated repairs to sash windows, Casement window repairs including hinge and handle renewals, renewal of sealed units to all timber and upvc windows and doors.

Plastering - patch repairs, bond and set, plaster board, minor finishing and rendering

At L&Q, people are at the heart of our business and our success depends on employing the best people and getting the best from them.  This is why we are committed to developing our people. It's only by investing in a well-trained and motivated workforce that we can continue to prosper and sustain business success.


In addition to our support and training, the successful candidate will have access to our full suite of benefits including 26 days holiday rising to 31 days with length of service, annual bonus subject to group performance, excellent Pension scheme, Benenden Healthcare, an employee assistance programme and non-contributory life assurance.


Closing application date:    21st November 2019 at 11pm.

We are committed to supporting your work-life balance and recognise the changing demands and circumstances in life.  Please let us know during the recruitment process if you’re interested in part time working or job sharing.  In addition, should your circumstances change once you have joined L&Q, you can also request flexible working arrangements, e.g. a change to working hours - if it’s feasible then we’ll make it happen.

We are recognised externally for our commitment to inclusion.  We are a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident (Committed) employer and have signed the Time to Change Employer Pledge to demonstrate our commitment to end mental health discrimination in the workplace.

We expect all of our employees to support our environmental policy and social responsibility work. We are an employer committed to environmental and social responsibility.

L & Q Group

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